HK Chief Executive briefed by SARS experts
( 2003-06-27 10:43) (Xinhua)
Members of the Hospital Management and Administration Group under the Severe
Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Expert Committee paid a courtesy call on Chief
Executive Tung Chee Hwa here on Thursday.
The group began a three-day meeting to review the management and control of
the SARS outbreak in Hong Kong, according to a government press release on
Chairman Cyril Chantler briefed Tung on the group's plans and the issues they
would look into.
Cyril said Hong Kong provided a front-line defense against the new virus and
its experience in combating the disease was of great importance to other places
around the world.
Tung thanked the members for their efforts and looked to them for expert
advice on how to better prepare Hong Kong for any future outbreaks.